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52-Week High Companies: FedEx Corporation, Pearson PLC, Halliburton Company, CGI Group Inc. and ConocoPhillips

Weekly 52-week high companies: FedEx Corporation (FDX), Pearson PLC (PSO), Halliburton Company (HAL), CGI Group Inc. (GIB), and ConocoPhillips (COP).



FedEx Corporation (FDX) Reached the 52-Week High of $108.68


The prices of FedEx Corporation shares have reached $108.68, which is 1.5% off the 52-week high of $110.33. FedEx Corporation was incorporated in Delaware on October 2, 1997. FedEx Corporation has a market cap of $34.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $108.68 with a P/E ratio of 22.12 and P/S ratio of 0.78. The dividend yield of FedEx Corporation stocks is 0.52%. FedEx Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 3.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated FedEx Corporation the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On June 19, FedEx Corp. reported earnings of $2.13 per diluted share for the fourth quarter ended May 31. This excludes a $0.98 per diluted share business realignment program charge and a previously announced $0.20 per diluted share noncash aircraft impairment charge at FedEx Express. Including these charges, fourth quarter earnings were $0.95 per diluted share. Last year’s fourth quarter earnings were $1.99 per diluted share, excluding a $0.26 per diluted share noncash aircraft impairment charge at FedEx Express. Including last year’s charge, earnings were $1.73 per diluted share.

President, CEO, FedEx Express David J. Bronczek and CVP Principal Accounting Officer John L. Merino sold shares of FDX stock this month. President and CEO, FedEx Ground Henry J. Maier, President and CEO - FedEx Freight William J. Logue, Director John A. Edwardson, Director Joshua I. Smith, Director Shirley A. Jackson and EVP Chief Info Officer Robert B. Carter sold shares in July.

Pearson PLC (PSO) Reached the 52-Week High of $20.53

The prices of Pearson PLC shares have reached $20.53, which is 1.9% off the 52-week high of $20.92. Pearson PLC is engaged in the international media businesses covering education, business information and consumer publishing. Pearson PLC has a market cap of $16.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.53 with a P/E ratio of 40.00. The dividend yield of Pearson PLC stocks is 3.42%. Pearson PLC had an annual average earnings growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

On July 26, Pearson PLC released results for the half-year 2013. Sales were up 5% at constant exchange rates (2% underlying growth) to £2.8 billion. Adjusted operating profit was £50 million lower at £137 million, including £37 million of gross restructuring charges and, in addition, investments to support new product launches in the second half. Adjusted earnings per share down 4.9p to 9.9p including restructuring charges.



Halliburton Company (HAL) Reached the 52-Week High of $46.95


The prices of Halliburton Company shares have reached $46.95, which is 0.1% off the 52-week high of $46.99. Halliburton Company's predecessor was established in 1919 and incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1924. Halliburton Company has a market cap of $42.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.95 with a P/E ratio of 23.92 and P/S ratio of 1.52. The dividend yield of Halliburton Company stocks is 0.92%. Halliburton Company had an annual average earnings growth of 16.5% over the past 10 years.

On July 22, Halliburton announced that income from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2013 was $677 million, or $0.73 per diluted share. This compares to income from continuing operations for the first quarter of 2013 of $624 million, or $0.67 per diluted share. Halliburton's total revenue in the second quarter of 2013 was a company record of $7.3 billion, compared to $7.0 billion in the first quarter of 2013.

Last week, EVP Administration and CHRO Lawrence J. Pope and President Strategy and Corp Develop Timothy J. Probert sold shares of HAL stock. EVP and General Counsel Albert O. Cornelison Jr., Senior Vice President Treasurer Christian A. Garcia, EVP Administration and CHRO Lawrence J. Pope and Chairman, President and CEO David J. Lesar sold shares in July.



CGI Group Inc. (GIB) Reached the 52-Week High of $34.98


The prices of CGI Group, Inc. shares have reached $34.98, which is 1.6% off the 52-week high of $35.54. CGI Group Inc. was incorporated in the year of1981. CGI Group Inc. has a market cap of $10.85 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.98 with a P/E ratio of 75.76 and P/S ratio of 1.22. CGI Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated CGI Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On July 31, CGI Group Inc. reported fiscal 2013 third quarter revenue of $2.57 billion, up 1.6% on a sequential basis and up 141.1% compared with the year ago period. Adjusted EBIT was $291.2 million, representing a margin of 11.3%. This compares with $136.3 million in the year ago period. Net earnings were $200.4 million, or 63 cents per diluted share, before integration costs of $53.5 million and a one-time tax benefit of $14.9 million. This compares with $93.0 million or 35 cents per diluted share in third quarter fiscal year 2012.



ConocoPhillips (COP) Reached the 52-Week High of $67.38


The prices of ConocoPhillips shares have reached $67.38, which is 0.8% off the 52-week high of $67.91. ConocoPhillips was incorporated in the state of Delaware on November 16, 2001, in connection with, and in anticipation of, the merger between Conoco Inc. ConocoPhillips has a market cap of $82.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $67.38 with a P/E ratio of 10.92 and P/S ratio of 1.41. The dividend yield of ConocoPhillips stocks is 3.96%. ConocoPhillips had an annual average earnings growth of 40.5% over the past 5 years.

On Aug. 1, ConocoPhillips reported second-quarter 2013 earnings of $2.1 billion, or $1.65 per share, compared with second-quarter 2012 earnings of $2.3 billion, or $1.80 per share. Second-quarter 2012 reported earnings included $0.5 billion from downstream operations prior to the separation of Phillips 66 on April 30, 2012.

This month, 10% Security Holder Corporation Dundee sold 28,000 shares of COP stock.

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